Higher Education

Midland is home to Midland College, where residents can go to earn their college degree, a certificate, or to take specific courses to advance their career path. At Midland College, there is an educational path that fits everyone from recent high school graduates to busy professionals and those looking to train for a new career. Their goal is to help students to start, strive, and succeed. We encourage you to explore all that Midland College has to offer here.

Just a short drive from Midland, The University of Texas of the Permian Basin offers undergraduate, graduate, and online programs on their campus. At UT Permian Basin through the Falcon Free program, students are given the opportunity to earn their degree for free. Without the use of loans or debt, this plan covers the cost of tuition and mandatory fees for students. UT Permian Basin believes that a college education is transformative and money should not hold you back. Explore the different options that are available through the Falcon Free program here

Within fifty miles of Midland, there are additional colleges and universities, including: 

*Tuition is based on 15 hours as a full-time student.

Midland College

Enrollment: 5,184 Tuition: $2,070

Midland, Texas  

The University of Texas of the Permian Basin

Enrollment: 6,795 Tuition: $9,234

Odessa, Texas 16 miles from Midland center

Odessa College

Enrollment: 5,578 Tuition: $3,200

Odessa, Texas 20 miles from Midland center

Howard College

Enrollment: 4,293 Tuition: $4,020

Big Spring, Texas


42 miles from Midland center